The Joe Birkby Teaching Apiary Club Shop

Situated at Preston BKA’s Teaching Apiary the club shop offers beekeeping supplies to members.

Items are sourced from Thornes Beekeeping Supplies and offered to members at a discount (usually around 10%). There is also the added advantage in that there is no postage to pay!

The club also benefits from all items sold.

Current price and stock list 

*** UPDATE 19/6/22 – the shop has a range of new stock items and is now stocked with brood and super foundation.. Please review the current price list for details

Price List June 22

Shop Opening Times 

Every Thursday morning from 11am to 12 noon.

Every Saturday morning from 10.30am during the Apiary inspection season.

Orders can be placed by contacting Jan Blanthorn-Hazell at or 07713155222.

Wax exchange

Preston & District BKA offers a wax exchange facility for members. Come and exchange your clean unwanted wax for vouchers to use in the shop. Find out how here. Wax Exchange

Hive parts
National Hive
Frames and foundation